Wow, that was a lot harder then I thought, and even though I didn't finish in 30 days, I did create 10 new posts for my blog in the month of August. I'm not really sure I'm completely happy with what I wrote about. I would like to focus more on my painting and drawing … Continue reading And that makes 10!
I checked this amazing book out of the library the other day. Full of inspiration, techniques, art projects and ideas, it's given me new inspiration to get back to work. I have always struggled with pastels, but in a little over 15 minutes this first sample project came out pretty good I think. Most … Continue reading Sometimes Even an Artist Needs Inspiration
When I first posted my 30 day challenge, someone asked me about movies. I wasn't really sure what they meant but I have created a list of my favorite heroines from the big (or little -TV) screen: Kathleen Kelly from You've Got Mail - I love the way she tries to be so nice, and … Continue reading Movies I Love?
I read both of these books before I was 21. The first I read in fourth grade. Sasha, My Friend by Barbara Corcoran. This book is about a little girl who moves to Montana with her dad after her mom dies in a car crash. They live on a Christmas tree farm in Northwest Montana. After … Continue reading Two Books That Changed My Life
Do you ever get frustrated when things don't go how you want them to? I usually say there are just computer challenges, no computer problems but this summer has been this motto has been harder then usual to keep. Today, I found myself at my art desk, starting a new old project. I thought I'd … Continue reading How to brighten a painting to look like the original?
The importance of email capture Your email list will become your most valuable asset in your business. This is your customer base, your tribe, your audience's invitation into their life. This is your opportunity to test ideas for new products, to get essential feedback, and connect with your readers in a personal way. If you … Continue reading Email Capture
Wow, found a great new podcast to listen to. The savvy painter. She rocks with great interviews and inspiration for building your platform and creating a growing business out of the work that you love. I have only listened to a few episodes so far. 18: DUANE KEISER ON BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS WITH COLLECTORS Duane has … Continue reading The Saavy Painter
OK, well the biggest lesson I learned if I make a challenge to write 10 blog posts and post them every 3 days is I better write them first. Haha. Well I have 9 days left to write 6 more posts I think, so I still have a bit of time. I also think that … Continue reading Two weeks since my last post!
When at the beach this summer on Father's Day with my brother's family, my niece said to me, "What's that?" when I was writing in my journal. I thought haven't you ever seen a real journal before? How can that be? I have over 40 of them at least. I realized that one of my … Continue reading Journaling